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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 35%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSwansea/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime206n/a (estimate)1,5252,3372,580
Murder1n/a7.46.95.0
Rape2n/a14.846.042.6
Robbery4n/a29.6111.586.2
Assault7n/a51.8239.7246.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)104404381
Burglary38n/a281.4306.7376.0
Theft145n/a1,073.61,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft9n/a66.6153.8228.9
Property crime192n/a (estimate)1,4221,9332,200

Key findings

  • Swansea crime rates are 41% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Swansea are 73% lower than the national average
  • In Swansea you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Swansea is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Swansea has increased by 1%

Swansea crime map

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The Swansea crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Swansea as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Swansea crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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Compare Swansea, IL Crime

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      Daily Crime In Swansea (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Swansea, per 100,000 residents. In Swansea, the total number of daily crimes is 1.53 times less than the Illinois average and 1.69 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Swansea are 3.90 times less than the Illinois average and 3.67 times less than the national average. For property crime, Swansea has a daily crime rate that is 1.36 times less than the Illinois average and 1.55 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Swansea (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Swansea, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Swansea safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Swansea is safer than 49% of Illinois cities, and 67% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Swansea. At this time, Swansea sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Swansea

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Swansea is 1 in 965
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Swansea is 1 in 71
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Swansea is 1 in 66
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Swansea? If you reside in Swansea, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 965. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 71 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Swansea, is 1 in 66.

      Year Over Year Crime In Swansea (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Swansea, Illinois (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Swansea has decreased by 44%, the amount of property crime in Swansea has increased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in Swansea has increased by 1% year over year.

      Swansea police department

      ItemSwanseaIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2630,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.63.3
      There are a total of 26 Swansea police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27% less than the Illinois average and 40.5% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Smithton, IL3,79226209235
      Fairmont City, IL2,349122608730
      Freeburg, IL4,11147683730
      Maryville, IL7,837113666779
      Waterloo, IL10,197125701826
      Troy, IL10,041127793920
      St. Jacob, IL1,354164783946
      Swansea, IL13,7221041,4221,525

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Jericho, NY13,730133549682
      Ephrata, PA13,7141651,2541,419
      Wixom, MI13,7331871,2181,405
      Riverhead, NY13,7343511,4461,797
      Belle Chasse, LA13,7092881,7562,045
      Swansea, IL13,7221041,4221,525
      Source: The Swansea, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.